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To Save Lives, Medical Experts Look To Safe Injection Facilities03:44
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Seattle is moving ahead to create safe sites for addicts to consume or inject drugs under the supervision of medical personnel. The facilities — the first of their kind in the country — aim to save lives and connect people dealing with addiction to treatment services.

Now, the Massachusetts Medical Society wants its members to support so-called safe injection facilities in that state, as well. Martha Bebinger (@mbebinger) from Here & Now contributor WBUR reports.

This segment aired on April 7, 2017.

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